Top 10 Long Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Of our political revolution of '76, we all are justly proud. It has given us a degree of political freedom, far exceeding that of any other nation of the earth. In it the world has found a solution of the long mooted problem, as to the capability of man to govern himself. In it was the germ which has vegetated, and still is to grow and expand into the universal liberty of mankind.

Abraham Lincoln
I appeal to all loyal citizens to favor, facilitate and aid this effort to maintain the honor, the integrity, and the existence of our National Union, and the perpetuity of populargovernment; and to redress wrongs already long enough endured.
Abraham Lincoln

I have never united myself to any church because I found difficulty in giving my assent without mental reservation to the long, complicated statements of Christian doctrine which characterize the articles of belief and the usual confession of faith.

Abraham Lincoln
A man's legs must be long enough to reach the ground.
Abraham Lincoln

It doesn't mater if you're a slow walker, so long as you don't walk backwards.

Abraham Lincoln
Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.
Abraham Lincoln

The Bible is not my book and Christianity is not my religion. I could never give assent to the long complicated statements of Christian dogma.

Abraham Lincoln
But in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or to detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.
Abraham Lincoln

If as the friends of colonization hope, the present and coming generations of our countrymen shall by any means, succeed in freeing our land from the dangerous presence of slavery; and, at the same time, in restoring a captive people to their long-lost father-land, with bright prospects for the future; and this too, so gradually, that neither races nor individuals shall have suffered by the change, it will indeed be a glorious consummation.

Abraham Lincoln
Let there be no compromise on the question of extending slavery. If there be, all our labor is lost, and, ere long, must be done again.